Professional Certificate in Early Childhood Care & Education

(Awarded By Nanyang Institute of Management)

School of Early Childhood Education

Awarding Institution

Course Objective

Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
  • Plan, implement and evaluate a stimulating multicultural education curriculum for young children;
  • Design a stimulating environment to support the multicultural education curriculum for young children;
  • Plan, implement and evaluate curriculum for young children;
  • Apply interpersonal skills to work effectively with children, parents, colleagues and the community.
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COURSE HIGHLIGHTS

Pedagogical Approaches

Explore different teaching and learning approaches suitable for young children

Child Assessment and Observation

Tailor educational experiences to individual needs

Curriculum Development

Designing and implementing age-appropriate curricula for young children, focusing on various developmental domains

Professional Development

Ongoing professional development in the field of early childhood education

DELIVERY ASSESSMENTS & AWARDS

Delivery
This course is wholly delivered in Singapore. Students will have access to local lecturers and resources provided by Nanyang Institute of Management.
Students in their learning will go through different modes of instruction. These include classroom lectures using PowerPoint slides, lecture handouts, group discussions and presentations, individual reflections, role play, classroom exploration, inquiry and pedagogical exercises, and the use of information communication technologies.
Assessment
Students will be assessed based on case study, role play, projects, written report and essay, presentation.
Award
Upon successful completion, trainees will be awarded the Professional Certificate in Early Childhood Care & Education by Nanyang Institute of Management.

Note: The course has not been accredited by the Early Childhood Development Agency (ECDA), the effect of which is that the course will not be recognised as a professional qualification required for the registration of pre-school teachers in Singapore. This condition will be in effect until such time that the PEI provides evidence to CPE that the course has been officially accredited by ECDA.

POTENTIAL CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Graduates may choose to pursue a future(but not limited to) in these department/industries.

Assistant Preschool Teacher

Curriculum Developer (International Schools)

Infant Educarer (International Schools)

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Course Structure
Modules
  1. Child Development
  2. Observation, Assessment and Evaluation 
  3. Classroom Management and Positive Guidance
  4. Creative Approaches to Caring and Learning of Young Children 
  5. Safety, Health, Hygiene and Nutrition 
  6. Working with Families, Communities and Agencies 

For detailed information on modules, please click here.
Duration: 6 months for Full-time studies | 12 months for Part-time studies
Average Teacher-Student Ratio: 1 : 30

Qualifications
  • Obtained at least a C6 pass at Cambridge O-level in any one subject, or
  • Obtained at least a D pass at IGCSE in any one subject, or
  • For matured candidate who is at least 25 years old with at least 5 years of working experience.
  • Obtained at least C6 in English Language or IELTS 5.0 or its equivalent.
  • Applicants who do not meet the minimum English Language proficiency requirements are required to sit and pass the NIM English Proficiency Test.
 
Course Fees 
Course Fees
$6,600.00
Administration Fees
$1000.00
Study Materials
$600.00
Assessment Fees
$600.00
Fees for Fee Protection Scheme
WAIVED
Fees for Medical Insurance Scheme
WAIVED
Total Fee (Excluding 9% GST)
$8,800.00
Total Fee (Including 9% GST)
$9,592.00
Other Mandatory Fees
Singaporeans or PR Students
Application Fee: $109.00
International Students
Application Fee: $436.00
*All fees quoted are in Singapore dollars.
For more information on other fees and matters related to payments, please click here.

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